A few weeks ago, I decided to share some of my brewing recipes. At the time I was also setting up a fairly comprehensive (private) dotfiles repo. This is because I’m trying to refine my life and my workflow to use more native unix tools; but then I realised – why not just use GitHub to share the recipes?
That will fit my workflow very well, I can keep my local recipes in sync with GitHub very easily, not to mention the surprisingly large number of brewers who also work with technology, this may also work for them, too.
My recipes, all in BeerXML format, are located at https://github.com/vortexau/HomebrewRecipes/ If you’re handy with Git, feel free to clone and send pull requests with improvements!
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After really enjoying the last “vanilla”(i.e. Saison yeast only) Belgian Saison I brewed, I took more of a dive into the commercial beers available in this style. There are a range of reasonably common Belgian Saisons available here; De Ranke and Dupont to name a couple, and a few from American breweries like Golden Road can be found occasionally along side Australian breweries like Bridge Road Brewers who are now also dabbling in the funkier end of the spectrum.
Unfortunately I’ve not yet had the guts to spend $35+ AUD on the bottles of Jester King that are available here, though I’m sure they will be awesome.
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